1. Educational robots for absolute beginners

    Educational robots for absolute beginners

    The Rowan University Laboratory for Educational Robotics is offering a free online course called “Educational Robots for Absolute Beginners”. The course is funded by Google CS4HS and covers NXT robotics programming. It was specifically designed for K-12 teachers, but is free and open to anyone who is interested in learning about...

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  2. Getting started in robotics

    Getting started in robotics

    A recent post from Claude Baumann starts… I am profoundly convinced that if we are able to preserve the natural curiosity of early childhood in growing up individuals, without fail they will develop a durable attraction to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Although this simple recipe seems to be...

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  3. No Starch Press discount

    No Starch Press discount

    No Starch Press has offered a discount to LEGOengineering.com readers for all their LEGO books. Use the coupon code ENGINEER to get 30% off! This offer includes all print and ebook purchases. Print purchases include DRM-free ebook. Here’s a link to No Starch’s LEGO catalog: http://nostarch.com/catalog/lego

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  4. Dr E’s WeDo Challenges

    Dr E’s WeDo Challenges

    Dr. E’s WeDo Challenges gives you a chance to build a WeDo creation and share it with other WeDoers around the world. Each month, there will be a new WeDo challenge to try. Go wild! There’s no such thing as over(We)Doing it. For the first challenge, WeDo World Cup!, you are...

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  5. Don’t panic!

    Don’t panic!

    You may have noticed that LEGOengineering has undergone some pretty major changes recently. Hopefully it will all be worth the pain, and things should start settling down shortly. In the mean time… please sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride!

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  6. Instagram Contest

    Instagram Contest

    LEGO Education are holding a “Where will your EV3 take you?” Instagram Contest until 27 September. To enter the contest, you need to post an image or video that illustrates how LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 is changing the science, technology, engineering and mathematics classes. Tag your photos and videos with @legoeducation...

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  7. Dragster

    Dragster

    The challenge is to build a dragster that starts when you shout “go”, stops when it cross a finish line, and then displays its time (and speed?). When I did this with my students, the fastest time we got over a 4m course was 2.52 seconds.

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  8. Summer LEGO Engineering Institute for Educators

    Summer LEGO Engineering Institute for Educators

    The Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach will be holding their annual professional development workshop “Summer LEGO Engineering Institute for Educators” on July 29th through August 2nd. LEGO robotics is a powerful and engaging tool for teaching engineering, technology, science, and math. Tufts University’s CEEO Summer LEGO Engineering Institute...

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